During or shortly after the Rain 04

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It was actually raining while I took this image. The meadows along the street were ponds and the clouds are hanging over the landscape. This image is very moody that’s probably why we call a “bad” day a “rainy” day. I included the road on the left hand side and while I reflected over the mood of this image I got the idea that no matter how rainy the day might be there is always a road to go.

Enjoy and happy photographing!

During or shortly after the Rain

The weather report for this week is “rain, rain, rain.” This is an opportunity to photograph either during or shortly after the rain stops and everything is still wet. Rain opens up a lot of opportunity for great images and keep in mind that many movies are recorded shortly after the rain stops. As always enjoy this challenge and watch your gear!

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I photographed this street sign yesterday in Mariposa, CA. The water came down in buckets and I was standing in front of a store. Luckily there was a large overhanging which helped me and more important my camera to stay dry.

Beauty in and around the House 01

I was once told that Ruth Bernhard, a San Franciscan photographer, once said that “if you can’t find beauty around your house within 30 feet (10 meters roughly) you are living at the wrong place.” I believe there is a lot of truth to this statement and I challenge you to find beauty around your home and photograph it.

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The peach tree in my back yard just started to blossom. I love the curved line and the blossoms in the corners. The background is a rose bush which is totally thrown out of focus.

Enjoy and happy photographing!